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Kalabaka, Greece

Meteora

Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes.
Dion, Greece

Dion Archaeological Park

This open air archeological site houses almost as much wildlife as it does classical religious artifacts.
Esztergom, Hungary

Esztergomi szénrakodó

An abandoned cable car station located on the Danube stands like a haunted house above the river.
Skopje, North Macedonia

Memorial House of Mother Teresa

In the hometown of the Catholic saint and Nobel Peace Prize winner, a memorial dedicated to her legacy.
Belgrade, Serbia

Pobednik (The Victor) Monument

A towering spire in the fortress of Kalemegdan honors the victorious armies of Serbia during their struggles against the Ottoman Empire.
Kuršumlija, Serbia

Devil's Town Rock Formation

The bizarre rocks of Đavolja Varoš are the result of natural erosion.
Belgrade, Serbia

Igrali Se Konji Vrani (Black Horses at Play)

The unusual sculptures are believed to be powerful political symbols.
Petrovaradin, Serbia

Pijani Sat (Drunk Clock)

Backwards hour and minute hands and a timing mechanism that fluctuates with the temperature led to this clock tower's local nickname.
Vukovar, Croatia

Dudik Memorial Park

Built as an anti-fascist tribute, this surreal Yugoslav memorial became an unwelcome symbol after the Croatian war for independence.
Székesfehérvár, Hungary

Bory Castle

Hungarian self-built castle.
Budapest, Hungary

Memento Park

Budapest's Communist-era statues, banished to the suburbs.
Budapest, Hungary

Shoes on the Danube Promenade

A trail of iron footwear stands as a monument to the thousands executed along this riverbank during WWII.
Budapest, Hungary

Thermae Maiores

Legions of Roman soldiers bathed in this ancient spa complex under a Budapest transit station.
Budapest, Hungary

Katalin Karikó Mural

The Hungarian biochemist whose research helped develop mRNA-based vaccines for Covid-19.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Church of St. Elizabeth

Also known as the Blue Church, the building was consecrated to the daughter of Andrew II.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Rusovce Mansion

A once-fairy tale mansion now stands in a state of disrepair.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Radio and Television Slovakia

The inverted pyramid design of this station stands out amid Bratislava's urban landscape.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Fountain of Union

The largest fountain in Bratislava.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Biatec Monument

A massive sculpture of an obscure Celtic coin that has become a symbol in Slovakia.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Skater Girls Mailbox

Although a work of public art, this sculpture is still very much a functioning mailbox.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava Old Town Hall's Cannonball

Launched by Napoleon's soldiers more than 200 years ago, a cannonball remains embedded in the tower wall.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Most SNP

This Slovak bridge is known both for its connection to a national uprising and its UFO-shaped eatery.
Vienna, Austria

Gasometer Town

Apartment complexes built into huge repurposed natural gas tanks.